a.k.a. True Forget-me-not
Water Forget-me-not is similar to the common Forget-me-not, is lower growing, flowers even longer, and is a true perennial that will return year after year. Incredibly profuse ¼ in. bright blue flowers with small yellow eyes appear in late spring or early summer; bloom continues into late summer or early fall.
An absolutely beautiful ground cover for partly shaded woodland gardens, Water forget-me-not is also charming in containers. Plants need moist soil, and can even be grown in shallow water in a garden bog or pond. Spreads by creeping roots to 1.5 ft. across. Winter hardy to zone 3.
Growing Water Forget-Me-Not Seeds
Plant Water Forget-me-not Seeds: Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Kept at 65°F., germination is in 10-20 days. Can direct sow into prepared seed beds (barely cover) when a light frost is still possible. Thin to 6-8 in. apart.
Grow Water Forget-me-not: Part Sun, full sun in mildest climates. Fast growing, prefers cool, moist soil. Thrives next to ponds or streams. Use as ground cover, edging, or potted plant. Combines beautifully with hosta, astilbe, or place under spring-blooming bulbs. Water Forget-me-not is a true perennial, is not invasive. Water Forget-me-not flowers attract butterflies. Plants are deer resistant.
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